Where Do Foxes Live

Foxes are found throughout the continents of North and South America Europe Asia and Africa. In North America they are most commonly found in Canada and Alaska while in Eurasia they are found throughout Scandinavia Russia and countries closer to the Mediterranean Sea. South America has two species of foxes: the culpeo fox and the hoary fox.

Foxes are found throughout the continents of North and South America Europe Asia and Africa. In North America they are most commonly found in Canada and Alaska while in Eurasia they are found throughout Scandinavia Russia and countries closer to the Mediterranean Sea. South America has two species of foxes: the culpeo fox and the hoary fox.

The latter is the largest species of fox and is found in the Andes mountain range of Peru Chile and Argentina. Africa is home to three species of foxes: the fennec fox the red fox and the cape fox. The fennec fox is the smallest species of fox and is found in the Sahara desert of Algeria Egypt Libya Mauritania Mali Niger Senegal and Tunisia.

The red fox is the most widely distributed species of fox and is found in Africa Asia Europe and North America. The cape fox is found in southern Africa.

Where do foxes live?

Answer: Foxes live in dens or holes in the ground.

Some foxes will live in trees especially if there are no other animals around to compete for dens.

What kind of animals do foxes eat?

Answer: Foxes are carnivores which means that they eat other animals.

Their diet consists mostly of small mammals such as rabbits rodents and birds.

What is the average lifespan of a fox?

Answer: In the wild foxes typically live for 2-5 years.

Are foxes dangerous to humans?

Answer: In general foxes are not dangerous to humans.

However they can be a nuisance if they live near humans and start to scavenge for food in garbage cans or steal pet food.

How many different species of foxes are there?

Answer: There are around 30 different species of foxes.

What is the largest species of fox?

Answer: The largest species of fox is the gray fox.

What is the smallest species of fox?

Answer: The smallest species of fox is the fennec fox.

Where do fennec foxes live?

Answer: Fennec foxes live in the Sahara desert in Africa.

How do foxes keep cool in the summer?

Answer: Foxes have a coat of fur that keeps them warm in the winter.

In the summer they shed their fur to stay cool.

How do foxes keep warm in the winter?

Answer: In the winter foxes grow a thick coat of fur to keep them warm.

Do foxes hibernate in the winter?

Answer: No foxes do not hibernate in the winter.

How do foxes communicate?

Answer: Foxes communicate with each other through a variety of vocalizations such as barks howls and whines.

They also communicate through body language such as tail wagging and ear position.

What is a group of foxes called?

Answer: A group of foxes is called a skulk leash or trot.

How many babies do foxes have at a time?

Answer: Foxes usually have 2-5 babies at a time.

What do you call a baby fox?

Answer: A baby fox is called a kit.

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John.E Nelson

J.E Nelson has written about foxes on occassions more than one, and the works are being enjoyed by many readers over the world. He was formerly of the Zoology Department, University of Queensland Australia, and now at the Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology, Monach University, Victoria.

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